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Subject: Position at Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village

Position at Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village

From: James Ashby <jamesa>
Date: Thursday, December 23, 1999
Conservation Specialist
Dymaxion Project (Full time position)

Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village is seeking a Conservation
Specialist to assist with the restoration of the only surviving
prototype of Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion House (1946).

The Conservation Specialist is responsible for conserving,
documenting, and re-assembling architectural components under the
direction of professional Conservators.  Additional duties include
training and supervision of staff and volunteers, interaction with
off-site contractors, maintenance of tools and supplies, research on
assigned topics, and the cleaning and maintenance of the workspace,
equipment, and supplies.

We are looking for inquisitive, self-motivated individuals with
demonstrable skills in metalworking, machine repair, construction,
or sculpture. Computer and photography skills are also desirable.
Minimum requirements for the position are a High School Diploma, 4
years of experience, and good communication skills.  Further studies
or experience in engineering, mechanics, aviation, construction,
conservation, or chemistry are preferred. The job requires physical
activity and exposure to chemicals. The individual must be able wear
a respirator when required.

The work takes place at the Henry Ford Museum, and at an off-site
facility in east Dearborn. The position terminates when the project
is complete in mid-2001.

HFM&GV is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about
the Dymaxion Project please check our web site at

Interested applicants should contact employment [at] hfmgv__org or phone
Workforce Development at Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:37
                  Distributed: Monday, January 3, 2000
                       Message Id: cdl-13-37-011
Received on Thursday, 23 December, 1999

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